As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to rise at enormous heights, Immigrants, documented and undocumented, are helping to aid the United States in amazing ways. Here are five ways they’re doing so.
Health Care and Diagnosis
There are 1.7 million Immigrant medical and health care workers who are caring for COVID-19 patients.
Researching Cures and Treatments
155,000 Immigrants biomedical or chemical engineers, biological or chemical technicians, chemists, and medical or life scientists.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
Thousands of immigrants specialize in cleaning occupations that prevent the spread of the disease.
Distribution and Delivery of Food and Supplies
1.5 million immigrants work in delivery, shipping, and trucking, bringing products to households who need them across America.
Thousands of Immigrants cultivate and process a significant portion of America’s food and meat production. 75% of farmworkers are Immigrants, documented and undocumented.
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